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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95
Is the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence a genuine scientific research programme? David Lamb evaluates claims and counter-claims, and examines recent attempts to establish contact with other intelligent life forms. He considers the benefits and drawbacks of this communication, how we should communicate and whether we actually can. He also assesses... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 279.00
In "Regreening the Bare Hills: Tropical Forest Restoration in the Asia-Pacific Region," David Lamb explores how reforestation might be carried out both to conserve biological diversity and to improve the livelihoods of the rural poor. While both issues have attracted considerable attention in recent years, this book takes a significant step,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95
The Arabs is widely considered one of the essential books for understanding the Middle East and the peoples who live there. David Lamb, who spent years as a correspondent in Cairo, explores the Arabs? religious, political, and cultural views, noting the differences and key similarities between the many segments of the Arab world. He explains Arab... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 19.95
During the four years he spent in black Africa as the bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times, David Lamb traveled through almost every country south of the Sahara, logging more than 300,000 miles. He talked to presidents and guerrilla leaders, university professors and witch doctors. He bounced from wars to coups oceans apart, catching midnight flights... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 110.00
A `slippery slope' argument in medical ethics is one that opposes itself to a new proposal on the grounds that it is not per se intolerable but will lead to a situation that is. Lamb evaluates such arguments, demonstrating their centrality to the subject. more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 124.99
David T. Lamb examines not only the dynasty of Jehu within the narrative of 2 Kings, but also the broader context of the dynasties of Israel and Judah in the books of Kings and Samuel. Lamb discusses religious aspects of kingship (such as anointing, divine election, and prayer) in both the Old Testament and in the literature of the ancient Near East.... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2002; US$ 9.99
The CliffsComplete The Merchant of Venice is a revised and expanded study edition. It contains Shakespeare's original play, a glossary, and expert commentary in a unique, 2-column format. To enhance your learning, notes and definitions appear directly opposite the line in which they occur, and a review section follows the play. This edition also... more...
- Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 44.99
In October and November of 2001, small numbers of soldiers from the Army Special Forces entered Afghanistan, linked up with elements of the Northern Alliance (an assortment of Afghanis opposed to the Taliban), and, in a remarkably short period of time, destroyed the Taliban regime. Trained to work with indigenous forces and personnel like the Northern... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 109.99
Paul Feyerabend's radical epistemological claims, and his argument that there is no such thing as scientific method, were influential during his life and have gained in attention since his death in 1994. These essays cover the diverse themes in his extensive body of work. more...